Certificate in Screen Production
The Certificate in Screen Production equips learners with the abilities to conceive ideas and develop original material suitable to approach the production of a short factual item for multiplatform distribution.
Are you an aspiring filmmaker? Have you always wondered what it would be like to make a short film rather than just watch one? Maybe you're an amateur filmmaker who'd like to bring some professionalism to your productions?
This Certificate in Screen Production gives learners the skills to conceive ideas and develop them into original films and screen media content for multiplatform distribution.
This is a programme taught by filmmakers for people who want to make films. Stemming from the Screen Media Production module of Griffith's innovative BA in Film, TV and Screen Media Production, this fully practical course is based on current industry best-practice in short-form screen media content production and emulates real-world film, TV and screen media industry processes.
Why study Screen Production at Griffith College?
This practical module is based on industry best-practice in short-form screen media content production and emulates industry processes to equip you with the skills to produce short-form audio-visual commercial content. You are introduced to the practical skills needed in each phase of screen media production – pre-production, production and post-production – to enable you to make informed, logical, and creative decisions at every stage.
Throughout the duration of their programme, learners will have access to:
- Professional lighting equipment
- Professional cameras
- Professional grip equipment
- Industry-standard equipment and facilities
- Fully equipped TV studio
- Fully equipped editing suites
- Fully equipped grading suite
- Production spaces
- Professional connections with the film industry
- Dublin - Part-Time - September 2024
This certificate comprises one module on Screen Production.
This practical module is based on current industry best-practice in short-form screen media content production and emulates industry processes to equip you with the basic practical skills to produce short-form audio-visual branded content/commercial content for multiplatform distribution. You are introduced to the practical skills needed in each phase of screen media production – pre-production, production and post-production – and make informed, logical and creative decisions at every stage.
The objective of this module is to teach you with the ability to conceive ideas and develop original material that is suitable to approach the production of a short factual item for multiplatform distribution. You will learn to make informed logical and creative decisions at every stage. This practical module equips you with a range of specialised video production skills such as scheduling shoots, scripting ideas, location filming, location recording and varied editing techniques.
- Research & concept development
- Presentation skills
- Introduction to camera
- Composition, shot size and depth of field
- Visual storytelling and sequencing
- Camera movement
- Shooting Interviews
- Media management
- Microphone selection
- Microphone positioning
- Location audio recording
- Editing interface
- Three point edit
- Timeline management
- Logging media
- Working with audio in edit
- Working with stills in edit
- Basic titles and graphics
- Outputting Project
The course is designed to be delivered part-time, one evening a week over 12 weeks.
Exact days TBC.
How to Apply
How to Apply
This is a direct entry programme. All applicants can apply directly through our website.
No prior knowledge is assumed.
For Certificate programmes, the following applicants will be considered:
- Candidates who wish to gain knowledge and skills in screen content production.
- Candidates who want the flexibility to explore and experiment within the field of content production, and consider possible future careers in the field.
- Candidates may wish to pursue further study and may use this learning experience as an access pathway to do so.
- Applicants who have completed their secondary education, and are applying on the basis of their Leaving [of a minimum of five subjects at grade O6/H7, to include English or Irish, and a grade of O6/H7/F2 or above in mathematics].
- Candidates with equivalent grades from other awards will also be considered. Mature learners, over 23 may also apply for consideration.
For purposes of fee calculation, residence is counted from time of application.
Please note that not all study modes may be offered at all times; for confirmation, refer to the Intake dates on the Overview tab.
Study Mode: Part-Time
Dublin: EUR 1,160 (+ 250EUR Registration charge, + 2% Learner Charge + QQI Award Fee)
General Fee Information
An Academic Administration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge are applicable in addition to the fees quoted.
Direct Debit Scheme
Students wishing to pay for their fees monthly may avail of our direct debit scheme. Please view our Fees information page to review the payment plan schedule and how to apply.
Is your company paying for your course?
They will need to complete a Griffith College Sponsorship Form and send this to the Student Fees Office:
- Post: Student Fees, Griffith College Dublin, South Circular Road, Dublin 8
- Email: [email protected]
2% Learner Protection Charge
All QQI accredited programmes of education and training of 3 months or longer duration are covered by arrangements under section 65 (4) of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 whereby, in the event of the provider ceasing to provide the programme for any reason, enrolled learners may transfer to a similar programme at another provider, or, in the event that this is not practicable, the fees most recently paid will be refunded.
QQI Award Fee
Please note that a QQI Award Fee applies to all QQI courses. To find the relevant fee for your course level, please see the Fees page.